Michelle T. Courier

Michelle T. Courier

, United States
I have only known the life as an artist. My father, an artist himself, believed in creativity, banning coloring books and instead I was given huge sheets of paper, paints, etc. and my father said, "Make your marks Michelle!" I have been doing so since then painting my beloved travels and hiking trips across the USA.
My love is landscape painting: Michigan's four seasons, Californias coastline, Lake Tahoes beautiful blue water, S. Dakotas never ending sky, Nevadas desert. I feel the artist must have been there, smelled the air, and experienced the view first hand to be able to translate that experience on canvas.
I paint with an impressionistic hand. Up close one can see the weavings of blues, violets, and silver in the water, but farther away the painting appears very realistic, almost photo-realistic.
Member since June 2011
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Latest comment This is so beautiful! The rocks and water look so real. I really like all the colors & you feel the movement of the water. Best regards, Peggy Peggy Edens
   
 
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Ape family
Added this dark background to the previous painting, now wish I hadn't! So please would you suggest anything I could do now to improve it again, or is it...
this is a lovely tiger, hilary. if u were going to do anything a bit of orange in the blue so you can blur out from him into the blue cloud in levels to add... view answer
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